CD8A_HUMAN Protein

Name T-cell surface glycoprotein CD8 alpha chain
Description Identifies cytotoxic/suppressor T-cells that interact with MHC class I bearing targets. CD8 is thought to play a role in the process of T-cell mediated killing. CD8 alpha chains binds to class I MHC molecules alpha-3 domains.
UniProt ID P01732
Gene CD8A